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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
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“large kitchen”(2 reviews)
“swimming pool”(4 reviews)
“three nights”(2 reviews)
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1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a small gateway , so I planned 4 day trip to cairns relatively expensive flight as it was a last moment decision . So chose asylum as it was recommended by my friend and it was in my budget too, very cosy place lovely...More

Thank bhsuhan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is a really reasonable price and you get a lot for your money: good size rooms, nice showers and good facilities. The staff are so kind and helpful and made sure we had a great stay. Other people in the hostel were also...More

Thank Rianne B
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel Cairns Best hostel 589366839 You want a backpacker family? Of course you do you lonely person. Asylum is the place for you. Nice people, nice staff, good facilities. Do yourself a favor and join the pubcrawl to get into the community.

Thank frederikoscar
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Backpacking through Australia for 3 months we stayed at a boatload of hostels. Asylum might not be the cleanest but it was by far the most welcoming. I traveled here years ago and still speak to friends all over the world I met at the...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The asylum in Cairns offers a really good value for money. The owner is really friendly and helpful and always there for you. They offer a lot of activities so it is easy for you to get to know other travellers. Laundry facilities are cheap...More

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US$18 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Budget Hotel in Cairns
#52 Quaint Hotel in Cairns
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Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hotel Cairns
Traveller (8)
Room & Suite (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
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"5 bed dorms are best value"
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"single rooms"
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"aircon rooms # 2 or 21"
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"rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception"
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